Everyday is a good day for open water swimming in the Lake District! Click here for more information about local swimming.
Here is a link to a map of local swimming spots https://drive.google.com/open?id=1n0Ky3W8I6TARJqvKwfwNswm6NPE&usp=sharing Of course you may discover these and others for yourself: it is always exciting to hear stories of other swimming adventures!
If you want to go inside then the nearest pools are:
Keswick Leisure Pool
: this is not for serious swimming! It is heated to 30 degrees, with a slide and wave machine. There are some adult-only sessions, but it is basically for children. The centre has a gym and cycle hire too.
There are an increasing number of swimming events in the Lake District, from guided swimming tours to winter challenges, and the relatively new sport of Swimrun. Here are some links:
: stay in your wetsuit as you swim and run across spectacular parts of the Lake District!
outdoor swimming challenges throughout the year, in skins or wetsuits. Generally in Coniston or Windermere.